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Letter to the Saulteau First Nations and West Moberly First Nations

Click here to read the letter from Chari Brad Sperling on behalf of the PRRD Board to Chief Ken Cameron of the Saulteau First Nations and Chief Roland Willson of the West Moberly First Nations. 

 

 

Power Restored to Feye Spring Potable Water Station

Power has been restored at the Feye Spring Water Station and it is now available for use. 

We apologize for any inconvenience that was caused while the station was out of service. 

Goodlow Transfer Station Open

The Goodlow Transfer Station is open!  Power has been restored to the area and the site has resumed regular operation.

Regular operating hours are:

Tuesday and Friday: 8am to 2pm

Wednesday: 12pm to 6pm

Saturday: 10am to 6pm

 

Water Stations are Opening!

Water credits will be charged starting on June 15th at a rate of $3.00/m3.

Complete the signup process online at prrdwater.com or visit one of the PRRD offices in Fort St John or Dawson Creek during regular office hours for assistance.

Once registered, residents will be able to purchase water credits online any time of the day or night from their computer or other device and have access to potable water stations using their individual access code and pin.

Read the Water Station How-To Guide for more information on setting up your account online!

 

Continue to watch prrd.bc.ca for water station updates. 

Board Meeting Agenda – May 16th

The agenda for the PRRD Board meeting to be held at 10 am on Thursday, May 16th at the PRRD Office Boardroom, 1981 Alaska Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC, is now posted to the website and is available for viewing, downloading and printing.

PRRD Welcomes Solid Waste Services Manager

The Peace River Regional District is pleased to welcome Gerritt Lacey to the team.

Gerritt has an engineering and utility background, and will be starting as the Solid Waste Services Manager on June 3, 2019.

The PRRD met with the Premier about Caribou Consultations

The Honourable John Horgan, Premier and the Honourable Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, were at the PRRD Dawson Creek office on April 15, 2019, to meet with the Peace River Regional District Board to address concerns surrounding the Caribou Recovery Draft Agreements. Media Release

Premier extends caribou engagement

Premier John Horgan has announced that the Province has appointed Blair Lekstrom as community liaison tasked with engaging residents of the Peace region on draft partnership agreements on caribou recovery. 
Premier Horgan also extended the engagement period to May 31, 2019, in order to give Lekstrom time to work with local leaders.
https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019PREM0037-000678  

Sign Up for North East BC Emergency & Public Alerts

 

How Will You Stay Informed About Emergencies?

Your safety is our top concern – that’s why communities in North East BC want to make sure you know about emergencies and public alerts as they happen. The Peace River Regional District will use the North East BC Emergency & Public Alerts system powered by Everbridge to make sure you know about issues that may affect your safety. This system allows the Peace River Regional District to contact thousands of residents in seconds so you can find out about an emergency right away. Receive important messages from the Peace River Regional District via email, phone, and text!

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Evacuation Order Issued

March 25, 2019- The Peace River Regional District has issued an evacuation order for the house and surrounding property at 8657 Highway 29 South. This property is located in Electoral Area E, between Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge.

The evacuation order was issued due to a landslide impacting the property and it is believed that there is an imminent threat to life and property.

 The occupants self-evacuated on March 23, 2019.

The Peace River Regional District is working with EMBC and other agencies to determine the next steps.